Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 40 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing C 781 650 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.77% 6.28% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.25% 10.70% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 540 471 529
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,896 6,075 5,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.65% 58.69% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,831 5,117 5,036
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +5 310 £52,500 +16.67% 23
Bristol +18 244 £45,000 -2.17% 24
Wiltshire -7 68 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Dorset -27 59 £45,000 - 10
Somerset +13 34 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Cornwall +60 31 £31,500 -14.86% 2
Devon -3 29 £42,500 +29.77% 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 359 (45.97%) Software Engineering
2 340 (43.53%) C++
3 324 (41.49%) Security Cleared
4 247 (31.63%) Linux
5 231 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
6 217 (27.78%) Degree
7 209 (26.76%) Python
8 203 (25.99%) Java
9 200 (25.61%) SC Cleared
10 157 (20.10%) DV Cleared
11 138 (17.67%) C#
12 114 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
13 107 (13.70%) Cybersecurity
14 101 (12.93%) Systems Engineering
15 100 (12.80%) OO
16 96 (12.29%) JavaScript
16 96 (12.29%) Scrum
17 95 (12.16%) Windows
18 89 (11.40%) SQL
19 88 (11.27%) Project Management
20 86 (11.01%) UML
20 86 (11.01%) Embedded C
21 81 (10.37%) Computer Science
22 78 (9.99%) Microsoft
23 76 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
24 73 (9.35%) OOD
25 71 (9.09%) TDD
25 71 (9.09%) SDLC
26 66 (8.45%) HTML
27 64 (8.19%) Management Information System

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (2.94%) Apache
2 17 (2.18%) Apache Pig
2 17 (2.18%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.92%) Confluence
4 14 (1.79%) JBoss
5 10 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.28%) IIS
6 9 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.64%) CMS
8 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.51%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.38%) Jetty
9 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.13%) Kinematics
11 1 (0.13%) Marvel
11 1 (0.13%) nginx
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.38%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) InVision
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.13%) Simulink
6 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.90%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.26%) Primavera
3 2 (0.26%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (1.02%) SaaS
4 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.77%) Office 365
5 4 (0.51%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.26%) Serverless
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.23%) Internet
2 29 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.33%) Firewall
4 16 (2.05%) Software-Defined Radio
5 14 (1.79%) LAN
5 14 (1.79%) Network Security
6 13 (1.66%) Ethernet
7 12 (1.54%) Wireless
8 10 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.02%) WAN
10 7 (0.90%) 3G
10 7 (0.90%) 4G
10 7 (0.90%) Bluetooth
10 7 (0.90%) HTTP
11 5 (0.64%) SSL
11 5 (0.64%) VoIP
11 5 (0.64%) VPN
12 4 (0.51%) FCoE
12 4 (0.51%) SNMP
12 4 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.04%) Big Data
2 34 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 28 (3.59%) MySQL
4 24 (3.07%) SQL Server
5 22 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 17 (2.18%) Apache Hive
6 17 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.66%) GIS
8 12 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.41%) Data Mining
9 11 (1.41%) Text Mining
10 6 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
11 4 (0.51%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.38%) JasperReports
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 60 (7.68%) JIRA
2 56 (7.17%) Git (software)
3 37 (4.74%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.71%) Bitbucket
5 26 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (3.07%) Maven
7 22 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
8 18 (2.30%) Ant
9 17 (2.18%) git-flow
10 16 (2.05%) JUnit
11 15 (1.92%) Subversion
12 14 (1.79%) Apache Ivy
12 14 (1.79%) Selenium
13 12 (1.54%) LoadRunner
13 12 (1.54%) Visual Studio
14 10 (1.28%) HP UFT
15 8 (1.02%) EasyMock
15 8 (1.02%) Eclipse
15 8 (1.02%) LabVIEW
16 7 (0.90%) Cucumber
General
1 54 (6.91%) Electronics
2 52 (6.66%) Finance
3 43 (5.51%) Military
4 28 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.69%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.43%) Aerospace
6 19 (2.43%) Marketing
7 15 (1.92%) Games
8 12 (1.54%) Legal
9 9 (1.15%) Local Government
10 8 (1.02%) Banking
11 5 (0.64%) Law
11 5 (0.64%) Retail
12 4 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.38%) Advertising
13 3 (0.38%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Avionics
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 240 (30.73%) Software Engineer
2 108 (13.83%) Developer
3 72 (9.22%) Systems Engineer
4 66 (8.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 60 (7.68%) Embedded Engineer
6 54 (6.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 48 (6.15%) Junior
8 47 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 45 (5.76%) Architect
10 38 (4.87%) Java Engineer
10 38 (4.87%) Principal Engineer
10 38 (4.87%) Senior Software Engineer
11 36 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
12 34 (4.35%) Analyst
12 34 (4.35%) Consultant
13 33 (4.23%) Graduate
14 31 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
14 31 (3.97%) Python Engineer
15 26 (3.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
16 23 (2.94%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (8.45%) HTML
2 55 (7.04%) XML
3 41 (5.25%) .NET
4 35 (4.48%) AngularJS
4 35 (4.48%) Spring
5 34 (4.35%) CSS
6 28 (3.59%) React
7 27 (3.46%) HTML5
7 27 (3.46%) Web Services
8 26 (3.33%) Qt
9 25 (3.20%) Node.js
10 24 (3.07%) OpenCV
11 22 (2.82%) Java EE
12 19 (2.43%) ASP.NET
12 19 (2.43%) LAMP
13 18 (2.30%) Hibernate
13 18 (2.30%) STL
14 17 (2.18%) EJB
14 17 (2.18%) JSF
15 16 (2.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.19%) Management Information System
2 57 (7.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 51 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (6.15%) Algorithms
5 38 (4.87%) Embedded Systems
6 33 (4.23%) User Experience
7 27 (3.46%) Robotics
8 26 (3.33%) VHDL
9 22 (2.82%) CESG
10 18 (2.30%) Internet of Things
11 16 (2.05%) Device Driver
12 13 (1.66%) CESG CLAS
12 13 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.66%) Social Media
12 13 (1.66%) Verilog
13 10 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (1.15%) Wiki
15 8 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
15 8 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
16 7 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 247 (31.63%) Linux
2 95 (12.16%) Windows
3 42 (5.38%) Unix
4 40 (5.12%) Embedded Linux
5 39 (4.99%) Android
6 37 (4.74%) Apple iOS
7 15 (1.92%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.66%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.15%) CentOS
11 9 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.90%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.38%) FreeRTOS
14 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (45.97%) Software Engineering
2 231 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
4 107 (13.70%) Cybersecurity
5 101 (12.93%) Systems Engineering
6 100 (12.80%) OO
7 96 (12.29%) Scrum
8 88 (11.27%) Project Management
9 86 (11.01%) UML
10 81 (10.37%) Computer Science
11 76 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (9.35%) OOD
13 71 (9.09%) SDLC
13 71 (9.09%) TDD
14 55 (7.04%) DevOps
15 53 (6.79%) Mentoring
16 52 (6.66%) Machine Learning
17 46 (5.89%) Information Security
18 44 (5.63%) Web Development
19 41 (5.25%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 340 (43.53%) C++
2 209 (26.76%) Python
3 203 (25.99%) Java
4 138 (17.67%) C#
5 96 (12.29%) JavaScript
6 89 (11.40%) SQL
7 86 (11.01%) Embedded C
8 45 (5.76%) Bash Shell
9 41 (5.25%) PHP
10 36 (4.61%) VB
11 33 (4.23%) Embedded C++
12 24 (3.07%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.82%) Perl
14 21 (2.69%) Assembly Language
15 19 (2.43%) Ada
16 16 (2.05%) Go
16 16 (2.05%) Ruby
17 15 (1.92%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.79%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 324 (41.49%) Security Cleared
2 217 (27.78%) Degree
3 200 (25.61%) SC Cleared
4 157 (20.10%) DV Cleared
5 40 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (3.71%) CISSP
7 23 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 17 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (2.05%) CCNA
11 15 (1.92%) HNC
12 14 (1.79%) APMP
13 13 (1.66%) CLAS
13 13 (1.66%) MCP
14 11 (1.41%) GIAC
14 11 (1.41%) MCSE
14 11 (1.41%) SANS
15 10 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (1.28%) Linux+ Certification
15 10 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.59%) QA
2 18 (2.30%) JSP 440
3 14 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.66%) RMADS
5 12 (1.54%) DO-178B
6 11 (1.41%) IEC 61508
7 8 (1.02%) DO-254
8 7 (0.90%) SLA
9 6 (0.77%) HMG Infosec
9 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 3 (0.38%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.38%) P3O
11 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.26%) GDPR
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 15765
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (3.84%) Docker
2 24 (3.07%) Firmware
3 20 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.90%) vSphere
7 6 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.64%) NFS
8 5 (0.64%) Samba
9 4 (0.51%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.51%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.38%) Xen
10 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.26%) XenApp
12 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (2.69%) Puppet
2 18 (2.30%) Ansible
3 13 (1.66%) HP ALM
4 12 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.02%) Salt
6 8 (1.02%) vCenter Server
7 5 (0.64%) Nagios
8 4 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.38%) Terraform
10 2 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.26%) SCCM
10 2 (0.26%) SCOM
10 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.13%) OpenNMS
11 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 78 (9.99%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.12%) Oracle
3 30 (3.84%) SAP
4 21 (2.69%) VMware
5 18 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 15 (1.92%) HP
7 14 (1.79%) Mentor Graphics
8 13 (1.66%) Intel
8 13 (1.66%) Xilinx
9 11 (1.41%) Google
10 9 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.02%) Adobe
11 8 (1.02%) Cisco
11 8 (1.02%) Progress
12 6 (0.77%) Altera
13 5 (0.64%) EMC
13 5 (0.64%) Facebook
13 5 (0.64%) Freescale
13 5 (0.64%) NetApp
13 5 (0.64%) SolarWinds